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Huggables reach home in Haiti


More than 100 children in earthquake-affected Port Au Prince, Haiti, area receive huggable dolls from Sequim. Photo courtesy of Candy Olmer

More than 100 huggable dolls from Sequim reached their destination for children affected by the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti.

Earlier this year, 20 volunteers at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church worked for a month on the gender-, age- and race-free dolls so the children could have something to hold.

The Rev. Lauren Stanley, an Episcopalian church-supported missionary, delivered the dolls around Easter time to a Catholic orphanage school.

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